2016 SEC Player of the Week [02/15, 05/02]
2015 LSWA Player of the Week [04/26]
College Sports Madness SEC Player of the Week [05/02]
2016 NFCA First Team All-South Region
2016 NCAA All-Baton Rouge Regional Team
2016 NFCA All-America Third Team
2016 LSWA All-Louisiana First Team
JUNIOR SEASON (2016)
Started all but one of LSU’s 70 games as a junior, earning 30 starts at catcher, 17 at first base, 16 at third base and six as the designated player… Finished third on the team in overall batting average at .343 and in overall hits with 69, including a team-high 19 doubles and 13 home runs which was second on the team… Was third on the team with 19 multi-hit outings, having 15 games with two hits and four games with three hits… Tied her school record with 76 RBIs on the season which was fifth nationally, setting the new school record for multi-RBI games in a season with 23… Finished tied for third in the SEC in doubles, sixth in total bases with 127, eighth in walks with 44, third in RBIs and 10th in home runs… Had the second-best slugging percentage on the team at .632, with a .463 on-base percentage, striking out the fewest of any starter on the squad… Led the team in sacrifice flies with five and had six total sacrifices on the season… Sported a .982 fielding percentage… Finished ranked nationally in the top 100 in doubles per game, RBIs, RBIs per game, slugging percentage and walks… Went on an 11-game hitting streak which tied for the longest on the team on the year… Reached base safely in 25 consecutive games on the season which was tied for the second-longest… Opened the season going 3-for-3 with a double and two RBIs against Ohio State… Went 2-for-3 against Connecticut with a double, grand slam, six RBIs and two runs scored… Scored three times and drew three walks against Bethune-Cookman… Was 2-for-4 with a double, home run, five RBIs and a run scored against Illinois State… Scored in 10 straight games from February 19-March 4… Hit a home run in four straight games from February 27-March 4… Only hit was a home run, while scoring three times against Memphis… Had her first multi-home run game of the season Liberty with two RBIs and two runs scored… Had four consecutive games with two RBIs from March 4-6… Had three RBIs in each of the first two games against Alabama in the SEC series opener with a home run in each… Went 2-for-3 against Northwestern State with four RBIs and two runs scored… Went 2-for4 with three RBIs in the series opener against South Carolina… Was 3-flr-4 with three RBIs and a run scored in the finale against Arkansas… Was 3-for-4 with a double and three RBIs in the NCAA tournament game against McNeese State… Was 2-for-3 with an RBI in the super regional against James Madison… had a two-RBI double against Alabama in an elimination game in the Women’s College World Series… Belted a three-run home run to tie the game against Oklahoma in the WCWS.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2015)
Started all 66 games for LSU in her sophomore campaign, earning 49 starts at third base and 17 behind the plate as a catcher… Was a repeat first team All-SEC, NFCA All-South Region selection, while becoming the first player since Rachele Fico to earn consecutive NFCA All-American honors and the seventh player in program history to earn multiple nods… Was twice named the SEC Player of the Week and earned LSWA Co-Player of the Week honors once… Earned CSM National Player of the Week honors that week as well, as she hit .500 with a walk-off home run among five extra base hits in eight base knocks with 15 RBIs… Hit .318 on the season with 58 hits, setting the single-season program record for RBIs with a team-leading 76, while her 22 multiple RBI games was also a single season record… Finished sixth in the country in RBIs… Tied her own personal record with 17 home runs on the team which was second, while finishing 44th nationally in the category, along with her 10 doubles and one triple… Had 14 multi-hit games on the year, having eight games with two hits and six games with three hits… Her .641 slugging percentage was second on the squad, as she was walked 29 times which was third on the team… Had eight sacrifice flies on the season which set a new single-season program record and was second in the nation, while also stealing three bases… Scored 42 runs on the year, finishing the season with a .403 on-base percentage… Longest hitting streak on the season was seven games, while she reached base in 10 consecutive games at one point during the season… Had a .978 fielding percentage in the field… Accounted for two of the team’s five grand slams on the year, coming against San Diego State and Arkansas… Set a new career high in RBIs with six against Central Arkansas, going 3-for-4 with two home runs and two runs scored… Had her second multi-home run game of the season at Tennessee, going 2-for-3 with four RBIs and two runs scored against the Lady Vols… Was named to the All-Baton Rouge Super Regional Team after hitting .400 with two RBIs and three runs scored with two walks against Arizona in two games… Finished second on the team in RBIs with three at the Women’s College World Series.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2014)
Played in all but two games in her first season at LSU, splitting time between designated player, catcher and shortstop… Was named first team All-SEC, becoming the sixth freshman in team history to make first team and second to land in the designated player spot, and to the SEC All-Freshman team… Became the fifth player in team history to make the top all-region squad in their first season and the first to do so since Rachele Fico did in her freshman season in 2010… Was the 16th All-American selection in program history, and is the first player to earn a spot at designated player and the fifth to be named second team… Led the team in batting average (.341), home runs (17), RBI (55), slugging percentage (.699) and total bases (121), while finishing second in doubles (9) and on-base percentage (.445) and third in runs scored (40)… Broke the single-season home run mark formerly held by Leslie Klein which was set in 2004, finishing 23rd in the country and sixth in the SEC in the category… Her 55 RBI are the second-most by a freshman in their first year at LSU… The .699 slugging percentage is second all-time in a single year for a Tiger in program history… Was 2-for-2 in stolen bases and attempts… Had a .985 fielding percentage as a catcher and infielder… Led the team in hitting in conference games with a .386 average which was tied for sixth best in the league… In the league she finished in the top ten in multiple categories, including seventh in total bases (54), seventh in slugging percentage (.771), tied for tenth in total hits (27), and tied for seventh in home runs (7)… Only struck out 15 times, which is the second-lowest amount for the everyday starters… Went on a season-long, nine-game hitting streak from April 18-May 2 which was the third longest on the team… Led the team with 15 multi-RBI games, including six games with two RBI, eight games with three RBI and one game with four RBI… Earned 13 multi-hit games, with 10 games of two hits, two games with three hits and being the only player to earn five hits in a game on the season… Reached base in 18 consecutive games at the end of the season, the second longest streak for any player on the team… Went 2-for-2 with three RBI against SIU Edwardsville (Feb. 7)… Scored her first home run of the season against Central Arkansas for her only hit of the game against the Bears (Feb. 9)… Hit her first double of the season in a 2-for-3 outing against George Washington (Feb. 15)… Hit the second of her two doubles during the Tiger Invitational weekend going 1-for-4 against Penn State with an RBI and run scored (Feb. 17)… Was 1-for-3 against Long Beach State, driving in three RBI against the 49’ers (Feb. 20)… Had a 2-for-3 game against Cal State Fullerton, driving in three runs with a run scored and a home run versus the Titans (Feb. 21)… Went 2-for-3 against Harvard (Feb. 28)… Hit a three-run bomb in a rout of Jackson State in her only hit of the contest (Feb. 28)… Hit the team’s second grand slam of the season against Lamar which accounted for her only hit of the game (March 1)… Became the first player since Tammy Wray last season to hit two home runs in a single game with two solo home runs in game two against Auburn where she went 3-for-4 with two RBI and two runs scored (March 8)… Went 2-for-4 against Florida in the series opener, hitting two home runs for the second time on the year and second time in three games with three RBI and two runs scored… Went 2-for-3 with an RBI in game two of the Alabama series (March 29)… Went 1-for-3 with an RBI against ULM (April 1)… Had the game-tying RBI single in the series opener against Tennessee (April 4)… Hit .571 in games against McNeese State and Georgia, going 4-for-7 with a walk and no strikeouts… Hit her tenth home run of the season in the series opener against South Carolina on a two-run shot, while scoring twice and earning two walks (April 18)… Became just the third player in team history to earn five hits in a single game, going 5-for-5 and a home run short of the cycle with a double, first career triple, RBI and three runs scored in game two against the Gamecocks (April 19)… Earned her sixth consecutive hit in her opening at-bat in the finale against the Gamecocks (April 20)… Went 1-for-3 with a double and an RBI in the win over South Alabama (April 23)… Crushed her 11th home run of the season in the opener against Ole Miss, going 2-for-3 with three RBI and three runs scored (April 25)… Hit her sixth double of the season in game two against the Rebels going 2-for-3 with an RBI and run scored (April 26)… Had a double with two RBI and a run scored in the finale against the Rebels (April 27)… Finished a triple short of the cycle against the Lady Lions going 3-for-4 with a single, double and home run, finishing with three RBI and two runs scored (April 30)… Hit her 13th home run of the season in the first inning, a two-run shot on her only hit of the game in going 1-for-2 with two RBI and a run scored and two walks against Mississippi State (May 2)… Went 2-for2 with a double, two RBI and two runs scored and a walk in the 6-0 win over Missouri in the SEC Tournament opener (May 8)… Tied the program single-season home run mark in the NCAA Tucson Regional opener against Louisville, going 1-for-1 with an RBI, run scored and three walks (May 16)… Went 1-for-2 against Arizona with a run scored and two walks (May 17)… Set the home run mark with a three-run jack to break a 3-3 tie against Boston University in going 1-for-4 with a run scored (May 17)… Hit her third home run of the regional against the Wildcats with an RBI and run scored (May 18)… Hit her third home run in the last three games and fourth of the regional in a 1-for-2 afternoon with two RBI and a run scored against Arizona (May 18).
Four-year letterwinner for Debbie Garcia at Redlands East Valley High School in California … Collected 2012 & 2013 MaxPreps All-America First-Team honors … Notched Varsity All-League First-Team selections during all four seasons highlighted by 2012 & 2013 Citrus Belt League’s (CBL) MVP award … Marked first time in CBL history that a junior earned the honor … Garnered multiple CIF-Southern Section Division 2 First-Team picks … Team won a pair of California state championships … Posted a .548 batting average, 11 home runs and 48 RBIs as a senior … Also lettered in volleyball … Won travel ball national titles with the Corona Angles and Victory.
Daughter of William and Mary Jaquish … Born on January 9, 1995 … Has two siblings: Carissa (23) and Jenna (19) … Carissa played softball at Notre Dame (200-07), while Jenna enters her junior season at Monmouth in 20014 … Majoring in mass communication and broadcast journalism.